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Mrs. DeHerrera from Box Elder SD is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Tic Tac Know- Learning Through Games

My students need a variety of games to challenge them and teach lifelong skills including character building, counting, letter and number recognition, and more!

  • $573 goal

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My Students

My kindergarten classroom is a place of learning, discovery, challenge, friendship, acceptance, and love! This energetic group of 5 and 6-year-old children challenge me every day, and I could not be more thankful! Many of them come from low-income homes. These students come to school, ready and happy; our classroom is their "second home." Our class treats each other as a family, with kindness, respect, manners and extreme gratitude.

My students are very energetic, creative and determined this year!

Their energy levels are contagious, and I thrive on their spunk. They come to school ready to soak as much knowledge into their brains as possible. I base my teaching on the quote "What we learn becomes a part of who we are." I want my students to embrace their learning, to own their education, and to be lifelong learners!

My Project

My students need ways to let their creative thinking skills come to life and learn they way they know how- through play! By using Legos, board games, card games, K'Nex, and other creative construction sets, students are able to build on other skills including counting, spelling, fine motor, gross motor, sequencing, letter identification, and addition and subtraction skills.

The skills gained from these kinesthetic learning methods create fun and energetic ways for students to connect learning at school with learning at home.

By understanding how concepts can be grasped through worksheets in school and also through game boards with a friend, students realize how learning is constant and on-going.

Mrs. DeHerrera
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lego 10854 Duplo Creative Box • Amazon Business $49.98 1 $49.98
Froogz - 50 Piece Suction Toy Construction Set | Building Kit • Amazon Business $37.00 1 $37.00
Fat Brain Toys Kids Spinagain Toy • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
K’NEX Imagine – Creation Zone Building Set – 417 Pieces – Ages 5 and Up – Construction Educational Toy • Amazon Business $27.95 1 $27.95
Fat Brain Toys Tobbles Neo • Amazon Business $26.95 1 $26.95
Qwirkle Board Game • Amazon Business $20.66 1 $20.66
ThinkFun Zingo Sight Words Early Reading Game • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
CC O Play 50pc Peg Board Stacking Toy for Toddlers - Montessori Educational Building Shapes for Preschoolers - Early Learning Set for Fine Motor Skills - Ebook Pegboard Pattern Cards/Games-Tote Bag • Amazon Business $18.97 1 $18.97
Educational Insights Frida's Fruit Fiesta Game • Amazon Business $17.64 1 $17.64
Educational Insights Shelby's Snack Shack Game • Amazon Business $16.85 1 $16.85
LEGO DUPLO My First Number Train 10847 Preschool Toy • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Peaceable Kingdom / Race to the Treasure! Cooperative Board Game • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Peaceable Kingdom / Mermaid Island Cooperative Board Game • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Fisher-Price Think & Learn Smart Scan Color Chameleon • Amazon Business $15.40 1 $15.40
Educational Insights The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game • Amazon Business $14.81 1 $14.81
Educational Insights Koala Capers Game • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Educational Insights Magic Moves Electronic Wand • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
Dr. Seuss Matching Game • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Dr. Seuss Cat in the Hat Card Game • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Learning Resources Pop For Addition & Subtraction Game • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Fat Brain Toys Swingy Thing • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Ideal Hot Potato Electronic Musical Passing Game • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
Alphabet Soup Matching and Memory Card Game by Imagination Generation • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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